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Thrinax sp., Thatch Palm

Thrinax sp.

Thatch Palm
Family: Arecaceae / Palmae
Origin: Caribbean
Small tree 10-20 ftSemi-shadeRegular waterPalm or palm-likeSeaside, salt tolerant plant

As a genus, Thrinax is closely related to Zombia, a clustering palm which is easily distinguished by its spiny leafsheath fibres, and Coccothrinax, both native to the Caribbean.

Uses: deck or patio; container or planter; specimen; highway median.

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